66 mustang turns over while connecting new battery


Asked by Apr 03, 2014 at 05:18 PM about the 1966 Ford Mustang Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am replacing the battery in a 66 mustang.  When I connect the cables the car
attempts to turnover.  No key in ignition.

3 Answers


Chances are that is the solenoid on the starter.

Best Answer

It was, I taped both with a hammer, thinking they might be stuck...they were....as no problem connecting battery or starting the car. Thanks


No problem. Have fun out there.

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